Jochen Flashbarth and Norbert Gorißen

Conference celebrates 10 years of the International Climate Initiative (IKI)

At an international conference to mark the 10th anniversary of the IKI, partners, implementing organisations, friends and supporters paid tribute to its successful work over the past 10 years and looked to the future.

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Trainings for national and international grant recipients 2018

The IKI Programme Office will realise trainings for international grant recipients in Berlin on 25 June 2018. Registrations are possible up to and including 8 June 2018.

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International Day for Biodiversity: Photo: WWF


On 22 May the world celebrates the International Day for Biological Diversity

The International Biodiversity Day draws attention to the urgent need for responsible management of nature and its resources.

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Miraflores, Peru: Community members carry posts for a fence to protect grasslands restored by a refurbished water canal; Photo: TMI

The Mountain Institute Peru wins St Andrews Prize for the Environment

The Mountain Institute’s "Restoring Ancient Water Technologies" project in the Peruvian Andes is this year’s winner of the prestigious St Andrews Prize for the Environment. It integrates 2,000 years of indigenous knowledge of water management with contemporary science and technology.

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People on a bus in the desert; Photo: Maria Gritsina

CADI Fellowship

The CADI Fellowship contributes to the generation, application and dissemination of knowledge on ecosystem services, biodiversity, conservation status and land use of temperate deserts in Central Asia. Interested postgraduate scientists from China, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan can apply until 30.06.2018

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Video about the International Climate Initiative

A two and a half minute animated film explains in a short and understandable way in which areas and topics the International Climate Initiative (IKI) is involved.





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Fishermen on St. Lucia; Photo: Michael Altenhenne


Insuring against extreme weather in the Caribbean

Extreme weather events linked to climate change can cause major damage — destroying homes and livelihoods. Caribbean islanders have seen some of the worst effects. Could climate insurance help?

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World map in different colours.

IKI projects worldwide

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Photos (clockwise): N. Gorißen/BMUB; FAO/ S. Elliott; M. Hüttner; IM Editores

Selection Procedure 2018

The deadline for the 2018 selection procedure expired on 12 October 2017, 24:00 (CET). Project outlines received after the deadline cannot be considered.

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